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PostPosted: Dec 15, 2018 11:18    Post subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?  

This is one of my favourite Galena specimen.

13*10*8 cm.

I purchased this specimen a couple of years ago from a befriended collector.
It is one of the most beautiful specimens of Galena that I have ever seen.

It has hollow polyhedrons and elongated hollow Crystals.

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 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Alimon Mine (Animon Mine), Huaron mining district, Huayllay District, Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 13*10*8 cm.
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 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Alimon Mine (Animon Mine), Huaron mining district, Huayllay District, Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 13*10*8 cm.
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 Viewed:  356 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Alimon Mine (Animon Mine), Huaron mining district, Huayllay District, Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 13*10*8 cm.
 Description:
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PostPosted: Dec 15, 2018 11:29    Post subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?  

This is my second best Galena (on Greenockite).

I bought from a befriended collector. Last year.
12 cm * 7 cm * 3cm.

Lüderich Mine, Altenbrück, Bensberg, Overath, Bergisches Land, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany



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 Mineral: Galena with Greenockite
 Locality:
Lüderich Mine, Untereschbach, Overath, Rheinisch-Bergischer District, Köln Region, North Rhine-Westphalia/Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
 Dimensions: 12*7*3 (cm)
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 Mineral: Galena with Greenockite
 Locality:
Lüderich Mine, Untereschbach, Overath, Rheinisch-Bergischer District, Köln Region, North Rhine-Westphalia/Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
 Dimensions: 12*7*3 (cm)
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PostPosted: Dec 15, 2018 11:39    Post subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?  

This is my third best Galena.
I have many more favourite Galena's but I leave it to my top 3.

This one is Galena on Fluorite;
Beihilfe Mine, Halsbrücke, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

9 cm * 6 cm * 4 cm.

I bought it last year from a befriended collector.



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 Mineral: Galena on Fluorite
 Locality:
Beihilfe Mine, Halsbrücke, Freiberg District, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: 9 cm * 6 cm * 4 cm.
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PostPosted: Dec 15, 2018 14:54    Post subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?  

As a friend of this mineral, I really like these three specimens, all of them wonderful galena specimens, simply stunning!
And as a personal note, as I said before in the pyromorphite thread: I think overall images where we can see the whole specimens would do the specimens more justice than the photos with the cropped frames. Just an idea, but in my opinion such great specimens would deserve it :)

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PostPosted: Dec 29, 2018 09:36    Post subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?  

Here's my 4th favorite Galena;

Grube Willibald. Found around 1930.
I got the specimen from a befriended collector.

Size is about 14 cm * 10 cm * 4 cm.



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 Mineral: Galena with Dolomite and Sphalerite
 Locality:
Willibald Mine, Ramsbeck, Bestwig, Hochsauerland District, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia/Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
 Dimensions: 14 cm * 10 cm * 4 cm
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